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Milbourne Hall and Stable Block

A Grade I Listed Building in Ponteland, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0639 / 55°3'50"N

Longitude: -1.8245 / 1°49'28"W

OS Eastings: 411308

OS Northings: 574394

OS Grid: NZ113743

Mapcode National: GBR H9PW.TJ

Mapcode Global: WHC31.YZCB

Entry Name: Milbourne Hall and Stable Block

Listing Date: 27 August 1952

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042725

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238825

Location: Ponteland, Northumberland, NE20

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Ponteland

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Ponteland St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

PONTELAND MILBOURNE
NZ 17 SW

16/331 Milbourne Hall
and stable block
27.8.52

GV I


Country house with attached stable court. 1801 by John Patterson. Ashlar with
graduated Lakeland slate roof. Unified plan. Octagonal stable court with west
gate tower; linking range to rectangular main block with canted bays on three
sides and canted rear angles.

Entrance front has 2-storey, 3-bay linking range in centre. Open porch of
paired Roman Doric columns. Tripartite doorway with segmental fanlight and
radial glazing bars. 12-pane sashes on ground floor, 6-pane above. Plinth,
sill strings and panelled 1st floor band. Moulded eaves cornice.

Higher main block to right has 12-pane sashes on both floors. Similar detail.
West front, i.e. above roof of linking range is pedimented.

Stable block to left also has similar detail.

Shallow-pitched hipped roofs.

Tall entrance tower on west side over round-headed pedimented carriage arch;
slightly-recessed upper stage has angle pilasters, cornice, blocking course and
lead dome.

Interior: Hall has 2 fireplaces - one, wood of c.1750, Rococo style; the other
white marble of c.1800.

Oval anteroom with domed roof light leads to full-height rotunda with lst-floor
iron balustrade and dome with roof light; curved scagliola fireplace and seven
doors in curved entablatures.

Drawing room has one shallow curved wall. Deep classical frieze and multi-
moulded cornice; carved wood fireplace.

Circular domed lobby leads to octagonal library with built-in shelves and white
marble fireplace with Ionic columns and classical scene.

Oval staircase hall has iron stick balusters to cantilevered spiral stair, and
domed ceiling with roof light. Several other oval and semi-oval rooms. Good
friezes, cornices, doors, fireplaces and shutters throughout.


Listing NGR: NZ1130874394

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